My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.
[A Psalm of David.] Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in my integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore I shall not slide.
But as for me, I will walk in my integrity: redeem me, and be merciful unto me.
[Ayin] I have done what is right and just: leave me not to my oppressors.
I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my justice was as a robe and a turban.
As for me, I will behold your face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with your likeness.
Unto the upright there arises light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.
Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endures forever.
He has dispersed, he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his strength shall be exalted with honor.
2 Corinthians 9:9
(As it is written, He has dispersed abroad; he has given to the poor: his righteousness remains forever.
Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on you.
Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram: against Job was his wrath aroused, because he justified himself rather than God.
Then shall your light break forth as the morning, and your health shall spring forth speedily: and your righteousness shall go before you; the glory of the LORD shall be your rear guard.
Hearken unto me, you that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear you not the reproach of men, neither be you afraid of their revilings.
O that you had hearkened to my commandments! then had your peace been as a river, and your righteousness as the waves of the sea:
And the LORD said unto me, The backsliding Israel has justified herself more than treacherous Judah.
You also, who have judged your sisters, bear your own shame for your sins that you have committed more abominable than they: they are more righteous than you: yea, be disgraced also, and bear your shame, in that you have justified your sisters.
Neither has Samaria committed half of your sins; but you have multiplied your abominations more than they, and have justified your sisters in all your abominations which you have done.
The soul that sins, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.
Therefore, you son of man, say unto the children of your people, The righteousness of the righteous shall not deliver him in the day of his transgression: as for the wickedness of the wicked, he shall not fall by it in the day that he turns from his wickedness; neither shall the righteous be able to live because of his righteousness in the day that he sins.
O my God, incline your ear, and hear; open your eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city which is called by your name: for we do not present our supplications before you for our righteousness, but for your great mercies.
They are terrible and dreadful: their judgment and their dignity shall proceed from themselves.
But Israel, who followed after the law of righteousness, has not attained to the law of righteousness.
But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good, sensible, just, holy, temperate;